Article Abstract

Post-operative lung ultrasonography in daily routine thoracic surgery: can we trust its results?

Authors: Paolo Scanagatta, Luigi Rolli


Management of chest tubes and monitoring pleural space after thoracic procedures continue to influence several authors to design protocols, to describe chest drain care and its removal affecting variable hospital length of stay for the same procedure. There are different studies with very limited data on the follow-up of patients after surgical operation.